Google Domains Is Not Yet Available, Worldwide

Some would be domain owners are reporting the sad truth about Google Domains.

I tried to use a Google Domains invitation, and got a refusal.
We're sorry. You appear to be in a country where Google Domains is not yet available. You may search for domains, but you will not be able to purchase a domain unless you have a U.S. billing address. Learn more

Get notified when Google Domains is available in your country.
So thanks anyway!

Google Domains is currently a beta product - and as such, is only available to residents of 3 countries.

This is a normal strategy, used by Google - beta products are typically deployed on a country by country basis.

Google Domains offers distinct advantages, over "Buy a domain" and registrar direct domain purchases.

  • They will control the purchase - and offer a more stable bank payment process.
  • They will control the DNS infrastructure - and offer a more stable setup process, and ongoing blog access.
  • They provide excellent real time support, 7 x 24 basis.


As of March 2917, Google Domains may be available in Canada, UK, and USA.



Deploying a bank payment network, and a DNS infrastructure (to name two details), on a world wide basis, won't happen immediately.

It's all too easy to overlook the international issues, when dealing with Blogger and Google. My apology to those of you who were unduly excited, for nothing.

Have patience, your time will come.

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